Litigation Finance in a Post-Conflict Market

Litigation Finance in a Post-Conflict Market

In the United States, Alternative Litigation Finance (ALF)–third-party funding, litigation finance, whatever your preferred moniker—was born in a conflict zone. Ten years ago last month (October 2009), the Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) of the U.S. Chamber of...
Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

There is a growing realisation among law firms that they are missing a trick: litigation funders are making attractive returns from assets that are the law firms’ domain, and law firms are handing them those returns. In many respects, this is an example of the world...
Financing Law Firms

Financing Law Firms

A fair amount of commentary has been published recently about the opinion issued by the New York City Bar Association’s Professional Ethics Committee (the Opinion) concluding that a popular form of financing for law firms conflicts with Rule of Professional Conduct...